Category: Food

  • Quick and Delicious Parfaits

    Most mornings, we’re too stressed to get out the door on time, we don’t have a filling, nutritious breakfast.  Or, we grab some unhealthy convenient food from a fast food joint because it’s easy.  Plan ahead with a few simple steps on the weekend, and you can enjoy a delicious, and nutritious breakfast all week.…

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  • BBQ Chicken salad

    I’ve seen an abundance of pre-made salads all over Pinterest, so I thought I’d give it a shot with my own recipe.  It’s rather simple, and rather delicious.  I made enough for two servings.  One to test out, freshly made, and one to try later on my busy days when I don’t have much time…

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  • Ranch Turkey Roll Ups

    Ranch Turkey Roll Ups

    Winter break came and went like a flash of lightning.  Still trying to get back into the groove of things.  Along with getting back on schedule I’m also trying to get my freezer stocked for the rest of the school year. My kids are not so much “into” pb & j sandwiches, so it’s a challenge to think…

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  • Zuppa Toscana

    Zuppa Toscana

    I love Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana, but we try to limit ourselves to eating out only once a week, if that.  So, in an attempt to save money, and have a better knowledge of what ingredients we are consuming, we make an effort to eat at home as a family almost every night of the…

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  • Healthy snacks for Tots on the go!

    Healthy snacks for Tots on the go!

    We’ve all been there, a list of errands a mile long and a hungry, whiney toddler melting down because they want a box of cookies they saw on Aisle 3.  Before you cave into grabbing that expensive, high-sodium, sugary “convenient” food, try a hand at this.  As parents, we all know we’re much better off…

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  • One Pot Tortellini Soup

    One Pot Tortellini Soup

    I’m stumped more often than not on what to cook for my family.  I want something fun and fresh, but I also prefer to sit through dinners without complaint from 3 little mouths…  I also LOVE one-pot, easy, breezy, quick to clean meals that are hearty and filling. Here is a yummy take on tortellini.…

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